5th Annual Charity Casino Night hosted by GWIS – RT!

5th Annual Charity Casino Night on Thursday, December 6, 2018
at Research Square, Durham NC

Join GWIS-RT at the 5th Annual Charity Casino Night on Thursday December 6th at 7 pm at Research Square in Durham NC(601 W Main St Suite 102, Durham, NC 27701). Donate to local children, show off your poker skills, and network the night away! Everyone is welcome!

Bring an unwrapped gift or toy worth $20 to donate to Big Brothers and Big Sisters of the Triangle and receive chips to play casino games! Winnings can be exchanged for raffle tickets to enter drawings for gift packages. If you run out of chips, don’t worry! More chips can be acquired through $5 donations.

It will be a night of great food, drinks, and casino games, plus fun prizes for the luckiest winners!! RSVP HERE to join! Please RSVP by December 4. Dressy casual or business casual dress recommended.

Parking options: Free parking is located in front and beside of Research Square entrance (marked as 1, do not park in front of Magpie or West End) and the gravel Amtrak parking lot (3). Paid parking lots: Fuller Street Garage (2) and Brightleaf Lots (4).


Spooky Science Trivia Night at Raleigh Brewing Company

Join GWIS Research Triangle for a Halloween-themed Science Trivia at Raleigh Brewing Company! Test your knowledge on science, Halloween, and of course our favorite topic: WOMEN IN STEM! Bragging rights and prizes for the team that finishes first! Costumes are strongly encouraged and prizes for best costume await you! Teams of up to five are welcome, please indicate in the sign up form below if you would like to be paired up into a team.

When: Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Raleigh Brewing Company (3709 Neil St, Raleigh, NC 27607)
Cost:   $5 for GWIS Members
          $10 for non-Members
                              $10 at the door on night of event

Registration Link: Here!
Upon registration, a PayPal invite will be sent to you for payment. Contact researchtriangle@gwis.org for more information

Registration includes snacks and 1 drink voucher for the awesome Raleigh Brewing Company, so we encourage you to pre-register to reserve your spot. Due to the popularity of the event last year and capacity limitations, you’re encouraged to register soon before spots fill up.


Volunteer at Women’s Undergraduate Research Conference Week

Meredith College invites GWIS Research Triangle Chapter members and friends to volunteer at the student-organized Women’s Undergraduate Research Conference (WURC) week. This week-long event will help budding undergraduate researchers and future scientists in preparing themselves to enter the world of graduate school, industry-driven careers, and more. With workshops on personal development, LinkedIn, and networking events, this is going to be an enriching experience not just for the students but also for the volunteers. 

We hope that you can help these women achieve their career successes by volunteering for some events during the WURC week. Members interested in volunteering can fill out the form below and pick the events that they are interested in. You can pick as many slots as you want over the week!

When: October 8 – 13, 2018
Where: Meredith College, Raleigh, NC
Volunteer sign-up form: Link
Contact: research@meredith.edu

This continues our mentorship commitment to Meredith College and we hope that you will be able to impart your important experiences and wisdom to these hardworking students.


Position open: Chapter Liaison for 2018-2019!

Graduate Women in Science – Research Triangle Chapter is calling for nominations for the position of Chapter Liaison for the remainder of the 2018-2019 term from November 2018 to June 2019. This is to fill a position vacated by a previous officer. Responsibilities for this position include: 

  • Participating in GWIS National meetings via phone or in person and reporting it back to GWIS RT Chapter officers
  • Leading and organizing 2 events per year

The eligibility requirements for this position are: 

  • Have a STEM undergraduate degree, pursuing or holding a graduate degree.
  • Preferably located in the Triangle area in North Carolina to facilitate events and attend meetings
  • Willing to meet once a month in person with other officers 

If you or someone you know are interested in volunteering your time you can fill out this form by September 30, 2018. Please spread the word to those who may be interested in joining our team of dedicated officers. Email us for any questions at: researchtriangle@gwis.org